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Female Infection Prevention And Control (IPC) Supervisor

Posted about 1 month ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO
MSF Switzerland is looking for a female Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Supervisor in Nablus Hospital, West Mosul to implement and supervise an infection control program in the health facility, according to MSF protocols, safety and IPC measures, in order to ensure quality of care and safety of patients, caretakers and staff.

Accountabilities:
  • In collaboration with each service activity manager, maintaining and supporting the day to day implementation of the standard precautions in health structures in all departments including sterilization, laundry and kitchen, and providing technical supervision, training and support to the staff on IPC related issues using existing tools such as audits, checklist, surveillance
  • Implementing and monitoring adherence to additional precautions for air, droplet and contact transmissible diseases when indicated. Based on a given patient-diagnosis, evaluating the need and supporting the implementation, if needed, for additional precautions in collaboration with the medical team and act accordingly
  • Implementing as planned, the correct ‘clean and dirty flows’ inside the health facility. Ensuring that environmental standards in the facility are respected (bed spacing, number of hand washing stations etc.) and together with the Hospital Facilities Manager and WHS Supervisor, that the essential requirements are available in the health structures
  • Guaranteeing compliance to aseptic care techniques and to the correct use of antiseptics, disinfectants and detergents.
  • Checking the consumption and the quality of IPC materials and equipment, including cleaning materials and equipment, PPE, etc.
  • As member of the Infection Control Committee, participating in and supporting the development and following up the Infection Control Action Plan. 
  • Supervising the team under his/her responsibility and participating in the associated HR processes (e.g. training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, coaching, development and communication) in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required. 
  • Reporting any irregularities to NAM or IPC managers or PMR  and producing reports with information  recommendations for the monthly medical reporting
 
Requirements:
  • Female application only
  • Essential: Nurse Bachelor degree (or equivalent) diploma
  • Preferable: Previous working experience working with MSF or other NGOs
  • Experience in OT, Intensive Care Unit and IPC is an asset
  • Essential high level of spoken and written English
  • Fluent in Arabic
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognised state-diploma is required
  • For applicants registered under DOH Ninewa, a non-objection letter should be provided only if the candidate is selected
 
We offer
  • Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
  • The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.
 
How To Apply

Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & DoH Card to MSFCH-Mosulwest-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org or hand in your cover letter and CV in the CV box located in Nablus Hospital, West Mosul 
Please clearly indicate “IPC Supervisor” on the application.
Please do not hand in any CVs produced in shops. They will not be considered. Handwritten CVs and cover letters are acceptable.
In all CVS you need to clearly state your experience by writing the organisation you have worked, the duration of the employment (which year and how long) and description of the job you performed.  
We recommend all applicants to write a cover letter containing an introduction of yourself, explaining why you are applying for the position, and explaining why you think you are suitable for the position. 

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